Adverse Childhood Experiences and Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian and Queer Relationships

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This study examined the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and intimate partner violence in monogamous, same-sex female relationships. Participants included lesbian or queer cisgender women, age 18 or older, in a current committed relationship (N = 87). Results may provide insight into factors of abuse for this population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)97-111
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of LGBT Issues in Counseling
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2 2016



  • adverse childhood experiences
  • intimate partner violence
  • lesbian
  • queer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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